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So simple yet so powerful.Yep, I am a dreamer. :)

 

Artist: John Lennon

 

Song: Imagine

 

Imagine there's no Heaven

It's easy if you try

No hell below us

Above us only sky

Imagine all the people

Living for today

 

Imagine there's no countries

It isn't hard to do

Nothing to kill or die for

And no religion too

Imagine all the people

Living life in peace

 

You may say that I'm a dreamer

But I'm not the only one

I hope someday you'll join us

And the world will be as one

 

Imagine no possessions

I wonder if you can

No need for greed or hunger

A brotherhood of man

Imagine all the people

Sharing all the world

 

You may say that I'm a dreamer

But I'm not the only one

I hope someday you'll join us

And the world will live as one

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Oh wow, this is a hard choice to make. Their are so many songs to choose from. :o Imagine is deffinitely a top contender as well. :o

I'm going to have to go with:

 

Bob Dylan's

Like A Rolling Stone.

 

Once upon a time you dressed so fine

You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you?

People'd call, say, "Beware doll, you're bound to fall"

You thought they were all kiddin' you

You used to laugh about

Everybody that was hangin' out

Now you don't talk so loud

Now you don't seem so proud

About having to be scrounging for your next meal.

 

How does it feel

How does it feel

To be without a home

Like a complete unknown

Like a rolling stone?

 

You've gone to the finest school all right, Miss Lonely

But you know you only used to get juiced in it

And nobody has ever taught you how to live on the street

And now you find out you're gonna have to get used to it

You said you'd never compromise

With the mystery tramp, but now you realize

He's not selling any alibis

As you stare into the vacuum of his eyes

And ask him do you want to make a deal?

 

How does it feel

How does it feel

To be on your own

With no direction home

Like a complete unknown

Like a rolling stone?

 

You never turned around to see the frowns on the jugglers and the clowns

When they all come down and did tricks for you

You never understood that it ain't no good

You shouldn't let other people get your kicks for you

You used to ride on the chrome horse with your diplomat

Who carried on his shoulder a Siamese cat

Ain't it hard when you discover that

He really wasn't where it's at

After he took from you everything he could steal.

 

How does it feel

How does it feel

To be on your own

With no direction home

Like a complete unknown

Like a rolling stone?

 

Princess on the steeple and all the pretty people

They're drinkin', thinkin' that they got it made

Exchanging all kinds of precious gifts and things

But you'd better lift your diamond ring, you'd better pawn it babe

You used to be so amused

At Napoleon in rags and the language that he used

Go to him now, he calls you, you can't refuse

When you got nothing, you got nothing to lose

You're invisible now, you got no secrets to conceal.

 

How does it feel

How does it feel

To be on your own

With no direction home

Like a complete unknown

Like a rolling stone?

 

Followed closely by Rolling Stones' Satisfaction/You Cant Always Get What You Want, The Beatles Let It Be, and Bruce Springsteen Born to Run/Thunder Road.

 

Anything by any of the artists I mentioned is almost certifiable greatness. So hard to pick just one, I couldn't do it. :(

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Very difficult..hmmm

I'm going for

 

COMA - Guns N' Roses

(Slash / Rose)

 

Hey you caught me in a coma

And I don't think I wanna

Ever come back to this...world again

Kinda like it in a coma

'Cause no one's ever gonna

Oh, make me come back to this...world again

Now I feel as if I'm floating away

I can't feel all the pressure

And I like it this way

But my body's callin'

My body's callin'

Won't ya come back to this...world again

Suspended deep in a sea of black

I've got the light at the end

I've got the bones on the mast

Well I've gone sailin', I've gone sailin'

I could leave so easily

While friends are calling back to me

I said they're

They're leaving it all up to me

When all I needed was clarity

And someone to tell me

What the f*** is going on

Goddamn it!

 

 

Slippin' farther an farther away

It's a miracle how long we can stay

In a world our minds created

In a world that's full of s**t

 

 

Help me

Help me

Help me

Help me

Bastard

 

 

Please understand me

I'm climbin' through the wreckage

Of all my twisted dreams

But this cheap investigation just can't

stifle all my screams

And I'm waitin' at the crossroads

Waiting for you

Waiting for you

Where are you

 

 

No one's gonna bother me anymore

No one's gonna mess with my head no more

I can't understand what all the fightin's for

But it's so nice here down off the shore

I wish you could see this

'Cause there's nothing to see

It's peaceful here and it's fine with me

Not like the world where I used to live

I never really wanted to live

 

 

Zap him again

Zap the son of a bitch again

 

 

Ya live your life like it's a coma

So won't you tell me why we'd wanna

With all the reasons you give it's

It's kinda hard to believe

But who am I to tell you that I've seen

any reason why you should stay

Maybe we'd be better off without you anyway

 

 

You got a one way ticket

On your last chance ride

Gotta one way ticket

To your suicide

Gotta one way ticket

An there's no way out alive

An all this crass communication

That has left you in the cold

Isn't much for consolation

When you feel so weak and old

But is home is where the heart is

Then there's stories to be told

No you don't need a doctor

No one else can heal your soul

 

 

Got your mind in submission

Got your life on the line

But nobody pulled the trigger

They just stepped aside

They be down by the water

While you watch 'em waving goodbye

They be callin' in the morning

They be hangin' on the phone

They be waiting for an answer

When you know nobody's home

And when the bell's stopped ringing

It was nobody's fault but your own

There were always ample warnings

There were always subtle signs

And you would have seen it comin'

But we gave you too much time

And when you said that no one's listening

Why'd your best friend drop a dime

Sometimes we get so tired of waiting

For a way to spend our time

An "It's so easy" to be social

"It's so easy" to be cool

Yeah it's easy to be hungry

When you ain't got s**t to lose

And I wish that I could help you

With what you hope to find

But I'm still out here waiting

Watching reruns of my life

When you reach the point of breaking

Know it's gonna take some time

To heal the broken memories

That another man would need

Just to survive...

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This isn't that hard... :)

 

Artist: UNDEROATH

Album: The Changing of Times

Song: When The Sun Sleeps

 

Lyrics...

 

I thought you'd come back at least i prayed (so i prayed)

the romance has been dead (the romance is dead, the romance is dead)

for years (you come back)

but i've been too afraid to dig the grave (so i prayed)

relief support never came

 

memories carry me through the day

of when we were kids

and angels came to watch us play

 

close my eyes, just for tonight

the sun still sleeps, and when she wakes

close my eyes, just for tonight

the sun still sleeps, and when she wakes

 

a movie that plays in my mind

remembring you helps me survive

every day a re-run of the next

i promised to stay by your side

that all would change, i can't complain

another victim of the game

 

close my eyes, just for tonight

the sun still sleeps, and when she wakes

close my eyes, just for tonight

the sun still sleeps, and when she wakes

 

maybe love will FIND us again

for there is always tomorrow

sincerely till the end

close my eyes just for tonight

the sun still sleeps and when she wakes,

close my eyes just for tonight

the sun still sleeps and when she wakes

 

close my eyes, just for tonight

the sun still sleeps, and when she wakes

close my eyes, just for tonight

the sun still sleeps, and when she wakes

 

you'll be a memory (be a memory)

you'll be a memory (be a memory)

you'll be a memory (be a memory)

you'll be a memory, memory, memory, memory.

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And yes, I'm a bit of a dreamer too.

 

Hollow

(from the album Eveningland by Hem)

 

Sometimes when I lay down at night

I swear I can see to heaven

For it's in dreaming that the things

I always knew

are the only thoughts I have

And when I look up at you, love

Handsome as a magazine

Wild as the sun, like nothing below

could ever pull you down

 

But it's a hard road that we follow

The saddest cities, and the darkest hollows

 

People cross this world

Over and then back again

Never even one time lift their eyes

Or think of what they say

 

But I hear it in your voice, love

Like someone sweetly willing

The hope of all these years,

the prayer of a time

that we don't even know

 

But it's a hard road that we follow

The saddest cities, and the darkest hollows

 

But I hear it in your voice, love

The strongest sound

I've ever heard

Like water from a well

so deep in the ground

I'll never thirst again

 

But it's a hard road that we follow

The saddest cities, and the darkest hollows

 

And everything that's far away

And was lost from me

I see it all from here in you

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I don't want to be a spoiler but I think it's legal to list out lyrics without permission from the artist/label that owns them. Hence the reason cover songs that bands do typically don't have the lyrics printed in the liner notes - even if they have permission to have the song on their CD.

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There are plenty of websites around that post song lyrics. I seriously doubt any request some sort of clearance before posting them.

 

ps. Humpty....you're not a dreamer, you're a commie :D

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I don't want to be a spoiler but I think it's legal to list out lyrics without permission from the artist/label that owns them.

 

i also think its legal :lol:

yup, theres lots of sites out there that people post the lyrics so i dont think it really matters but it could be different with covers because they didnt write the lyrics but they can still sell covers.

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I see no harm in knowing the lyrics and posting them. I wouldn't care much. I play the drums and somewhat sing and if I ever had a record I would post it for the web.

 

Heh, when I get better at playing the drums I'll be recording my S*** and my first song ever to be released will be Titled: Walking into the darkest of my past

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Heh, when I get better at playing the drums I'll be recording my S*** and my first song ever to be released will be Titled: Walking into the darkest of my past

 

Sounds like a cool song title, and a very Metal sounding title at that.:)

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One of my favourites:

 

Blinded By The Light

by Bruce Springsteen

 

Madman drummers bummers and Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat

In the dumps with the mumps as the adolescent pumps his way into his hat

With a boulder on my shoulder feelin' kinda older I tripped the merry-go-round

With this very unpleasing sneezing and wheezing the calliope crashed to the ground

Some all-hot half-shot was headin' for the hot spot snappin' his fingers clappin' his hands

And some fleshpot mascot was tied into a lover's knot with a whatnot in her hand

And now young Scott with a slingshot finally found a tender spot and throws his lover in the sand

And some bloodshot forget-me-not whispers daddy's within earshot save the buckshot turn up the band

 

And she was blinded by the light

Cut loose like a deuce another runner in the night

Blinded by the light

She got down but she never got tight, but she'll make it alright

 

Some brimstone baritone anti-cyclone rolling stone preacher from the east

He says: "Dethrone the dictaphone, hit it in its funny bone, that's where they expect it least"

And some new-mown chaperone was standin' in the corner all alone watchin' the young girls dance

And some fresh-sown moonstone was messin' with his frozen zone to remind him of the feeling of romance

 

Yeah he was blinded by the light

Cut loose like a deuce another runner in the night

Blinded by the light

He got down but she never got tight, but he's gonna make it tonight

 

Some silicone sister with her manager's mister told me I got what it takes

She said I'll turn you on sonny, to something strong if you play that song with the funky break,

And go-cart Mozart was checkin' out the weather chart to see if it was safe to go outside

And little Early-Pearly came in by her curly-wurly and asked me if I needed a ride,

Oh, some hazard from Harvard was skunked on beer playin' backyard bombardier

Yes and Scotland Yard was trying hard, they sent a dude with a calling card,

he said, do what you like, but don't do it here

Well I jumped up, turnedaround, spit in the air, fell on the ground

Asked him which was the way back home

He said take a right at the light, keep goin' straight until night, and then boy, you're on your own

 

And now in Zanzibar a shootin' star was ridin' in a side car hummin' a lunar tune

Yes, and the avatar said blow the bar but first remove the cookie jar we're gonna teach those boys to laugh too soon

 

And some kidnapped handicap was complainin' that he caught the clap from some mousetrap he bought last night,

 

Well I unsnapped his skull cap and between his ears I saw

a gap but figured he'd be all right

 

He was just blinded by the light

Cut loose like a deuce another runner in the night

Blinded by the light

Mama always told me not to look into the sights of the sun

Oh but mama that's where the fun is

 

http://www.brucespringsteen.net/songs/BlindedByTheLight.html

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Sounds like a cool song title, and a very Metal sounding title at that.:)

 

Thx you. I'll need to play more though. I'm good but not good enough. My 3 peice record will be based off my life. All the pain I've gone through in the past years. Stressed and all.

 

My Ablum title will probably be my first titled song. My 2nd song is titled: The splashes of blood

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Right now it's probably Augury - Beatus, only because I really like the song...

 

All senses out to the debauchery,

He will come secreting Eucharist again

Black robe, the veiled ogre, prayed his way to the fresh meat

For the shepherd also dines on lamb and he bends for the frail and tender.

Nightly taught in vice, housebroken with virtue, tamed, humiliated,

To God the souls, but the flesh he'll takes care of...

 

Magister, Magister, dolorae inferis

Magister, Magister, in caudae venenum est

Magister, Magister, caro mea vere est cibus.

Torrente voluptatis, tuae potabis eos

 

(He stalks the corridors, question which room he'll sneak in

Shivering puppies' cringe, praying their turn has not come)

 

Et clamor meus ad Te veniat

Pulling sheets overhead in hopes to be spared

Exaudi meam, miserere nobis

Whence the evening came, he brands his cattle for life

 

After eons it is time to go

All of them empty shells walking, overused toys

To nowhere they march, martyrs of lust

In the making, more martyrs of lust

Until guns blow or creaking ropes swing

Beatified carrions in betrayed faith

 

 

 

---

 

 

Other really awesome stuff for lyrics are Portal, Andrew W Bordoni, Ryan Formato, Porcupine Tree, Agalloch, etc.

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M*A*S*H Theme

Really good lyric, especially since it was written by a 15 year old.

 

Through early morning fog I see visions of the things to be

The pains that are withheld for me I realize and I can see . . .

That suicide is painless it brings on many changes

And I can take or leave it if I please.

 

I try to find a way to make all our little joys relate

Without that ever-present hate but now I know that it?s too late,

 

and . . .That suicide is painless it brings on many changes

And I can take or leave it if I please.

 

The game of life is hard to play. I?m gonna lose it anyway.

 

The losing card I?ll someday lay so this is all I have to say.

 

That suicide is painless it brings on many changes

And I can take or leave it if I please.

 

The only way to win is cheat and lay it down before I?m beat,

 

and to another give my seat for that?s the only painless feat.

 

That suicide is painless it brings on many changes

And I can take or leave it if I please.

 

The sword of time will pierce our skins it doesn?t hurt when it begins

 

But as it works its way on in the pain grows stronger . . . watch it grin, but . . .

That suicide is painless it brings on many changes

And I can take or leave it if I please.

 

A brave man once requested me to answer questions that are key

'Is it to be or not to be' and I replied 'oh why ask me?'

That suicide is painless it brings on many changes

And I can take or leave it if I please.

And you can do the same thing if you choose.

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My 2nd song is titled: The splashes of blood

Are you making a Metal album? I ask because the second song also sounds very Metal, well actually very Death Metal. If you're not going to sale your album give us a link to download the songs or samples when you're finished.

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Are you making a Metal album? I ask because the second song also sounds very Metal, well actually very Death Metal. If you're not going to sale your album give us a link to download the songs or samples when you're finished.

It's going to sound like Metal. Something Similar to UNDEROATH. I like the drummer from UNDEROATH. I've talked to him and stuff. He seems pretty cool. But for now I'm not really into doing what I want to do. It will take about 2 years or so but I'll let you guys know first thing :)

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hmm.. my fav words ever spit out on a song are:

 

Immortal Technique: 4th branch

 

"this is the information they keep back from Peter Jennings, cause Condaleeza Rice is just a new-age Sally Hemmings."

 

"Cuz i won't trade humanity for patriotism"

 

"It's like MKULTRA controlling your brain, causing your perspective to change."

 

Another one of his songs:

 

"I've got skills unused, like the fallopian tubes of a dike."

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